Publisher Asia Theological Association
The book of Leviticus has a two-fold mission. Leviticus 1–16 symbolizes the order of the world through sacrifices, purity law, and sacred boundaries, so that God’s people can acknowledge his presence and lordship in their different aspects of life. The second part of the book, from Leviticus 17–27, extends the belief of holiness through moral laws of sex and social justice, so that God’s people can be holy, as he is holy. This commentary helps believers to integrate God’s holiness into their daily lifestyle with particular attention to Asian contexts.
This book appears in the following featured collections.
- Non-Western Commentaries by Covenant Theological Seminary
- Top Old Testament Commentaries by Crux Sola (Nijay Gupta's Blog)
- Non-Western and BIPOC Commentaries by Matt Quintana
This contribution is oriented toward application, and considers in particular the use of ritual and ordered creation for Asian (especially Chinese) communities. [Full Review]